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Meet the Showboat | A Brief History
January 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Battleship NORTH CAROLINA, aka, Showboat, was the most decorated American battleship of World War II. Let RDML Ron Henderson, USN, Retired, introduce you to the operational history of this floating warrior, who established the role of WWII battleships.
“Meet the Showboat: A Brief History” is part one in the “Meet the Showboat” series. Battleship volunteers RDML Ron Henderson, USN, Retired; LtCol John Munn, USMC, Retired; CDR Charles Gore, USN, Retired; LCDR Mike Bowers, USN, Retired; and Alex Dydula invite you to join them in an opportunity to “Zoom In” with an expert on Battleship NORTH CAROLINA. Each virtual presentation lasts 30-45 minutes followed by the opportunity to engage with the presenter. The programs are free, but online registration is required as limited space is available.
Battleship NORTH CAROLINA has received a NC CARES: Humanities Relief Grant from the North Carolina Humanities Council. Funding for NC CARES has been provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act economic stabilization plan.